Reporting directly to the Performance Director you will be responsible for managing the funding investment programme for both inside and outside London.
This position requires a candidate who is capable of thinking and planning on a strategic basis, advising and supporting colleagues across the development division and the wider L&Q. You will need to be able to effectively prioritise issues/projects and be able to work under pressure to meet targets.
As a result of strong growth within L&Q’s development division we currently have a vacancy in our development strategic services department for an Investment Manager.
The successful candidate will be able to meet the following criteria:-
· Previous experience of working in a similar role preferably within a housing environment.
· Experience of project management techniques.
· Strong communication skills and an ability to build relationships, both internally and externally with key stakeholders.
· Ability to influence decisions by providing professional advice and recommendations relating to grant.
· Excellent influencing and reporting skills with ability to quickly build and maintain confidence and credibility with Senior Management.
· Excellent analytical, interpretation and problem-solving skills.
· Assisting other members of the team as required ensuring a coherent and standard approach is maintained.
We are seeking an individual who is organised, driven and enthusiastic and who is passionate about improving standards, quality of service and is committed to continuing personal and professional development.
If you believe you have the qualities we are after and are interested in working for an organisation that can really make a difference to people’s lives, then please apply without delay.
At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them. This is why we are committed to developing our people. It's only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.
In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 24 days holiday rising to 28 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance.
We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life. Please let us know during the recruitment process if you’re interested in part time working or job sharing. In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours - if it’s feasible then we’ll make it happen.
We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace.
We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility.
L&Q is a regulated charitable housing association and one of the UK’s most successful independent social businesses. The L&Q Group houses around 250,000 people in more than 97,000 homes, primarily across London and the South East.
As a charitable organisation, our role goes beyond providing homes and housing services. We are a long-term partner in the neighbourhoods where we work. We hope to build aspiration, opportunity and confidence in our communities through our £250 million L&Q Foundation and our skills academy.
In response to the housing and affordability crisis, we will build 100,000 new homes over ten years. Of these, 60,000 homes will be built or funded by L&Q, whilst a further 40,000 will come through partnerships. Crucially, at least 50% of these new homes will be genuinely affordable, with a target of 60% in London.
Our vision is that everyone has a quality home they can afford, and we combine our social purpose with commercial drive to create homes and neighbourhoods everyone can be proud of.